Deister (horse)

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Deister
Breed Hanoverian
Sire Diskant (Hanoverian)
Grandsire Dwinger (Hanoverian)
Dam Adlerklette (Hanoverian)
Maternal grandsire Adlerschild (Thoroughbred)
Sex Gelding
Foaled 1971
Country Germany
Colour Bay
Breeder Hermann Hahl
Owner Paul Schockemöhle
Deister
Medal record
Equestrian
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles Team Jumping
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1982 Dublin

Team Jumping

European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1979 Rotterdam Individual Jumping
Silver medal – second place 1979 Rotterdam Team Jumping
Gold medal – first place 1981 Münich Individual Jumping
Gold medal – first place 1981 Münich Team Jumping
Gold medal – first place 1983 Hickstead Individual Jumping
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Hickstead Team Jumping
Gold medal – first place 1985 Dinard Individual Jumping
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Dinard Team Jumping

Deister (February 10, 1971 - August 27, 2000) was a Hanoverian horse ridden by Paul Schockemöhle and Hartwig Steenken. He won many top international competitions in the sport of show jumping. He was three times European Champion. He stood 16.3½ hh (171 cm).

Achievements[edit]

  • Winner, Individual Gold Medal 1981 European Championships in Munich, Germany
  • Winner, Individual Gold Medal 1983 European Championships in Hickstead, England
  • Winner, Individual Gold Medal 1985 European Championships in Dinard, France
  • Individual Silver Medal 1979 European Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Winner, Team Gold Medal 1981 European Championships in München
  • Team Silver Medal 1979 European Championships in Rotterdam
  • Team Bronze Medal 1983 European Championships in Hickstead
  • Team Bronze Medal 1985 European Championships in Dinard
  • Team Silver Medal 1982 Show Jumping World Championships in Dublin, Ireland
  • 6th Individual 1982 World Championships, Dublin
  • Team Bronze Medal 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles
  • 7th Individual 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles
  • Winner of the 1983 King George V Gold Cup, England
  • Winner of the 1984 Aachen (CHIO) Grand Prix
  • Winner of the 1982 Hickstead Derby
  • Winner of the 1986 Hickstead Derby
  • Deister won 5 German Championships with Schockemöhle (1980, 1982, 1983, 1986 & 1987)

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